storm. it hit wall street hard thursday as a variety of factors caused stocks to suffer their worst day since the financial crisis of 2008. what started as a sell-off in european markets quickly rolled over wall street with the dow losing over 500 points, and the nasdaq dropping 5% of its overall worth in just one day. with recent data showing scant economic growth, corporate america sitting on record amounts of cash, but refusing to invest, and consumers holding on to what little cash they have, investors are becoming increasingly convinced the united states is entering a new recession, the dreaded double dip. perhaps most alarmingly, those are treating stocks as the traditional safe haven, gold, silver, oil, and bonds, and the public prices on all those markets as well. we'll have more on wall street coming up in business. well, the federal aviation administration is on its way back to being in business. congress has reached a compromise, and the partial shutdown of the agency.